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1. A machine or tool used in making joints.
2. A tool used to cut grooves indicating the joints in concrete.
3. A triangular attachment to a plow used in covering trash or refuse.


1. (Building) a tool for pointing mortar joints, as in brickwork
2. (Building) Also called: jointing plane a long plane for shaping the edges of planks so that they can be fitted together
3. a person or thing that makes joints


(ˈdʒɔɪn tər)

1. a person or thing that joints.
2. a tool or machine used in making joints.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jointer - a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit togetherjointer - a long carpenter's plane used to shape the edges of boards so they will fit together
carpenter's plane, woodworking plane, plane - a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood; "the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"
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If the word coulter doesn't ring a bell for you, perhaps you know the piece as a rolling cutter, cutting wheel, disc blade or disc jointer.
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JOHN Kington, a cable jointer with Western Power Distribution is celebrating an impressive 50 years of service in the industry.
I straightened the edges with a jointer and ripped the boards down into a few different widths.
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says the Model 80-250 10-inch deluxe jointer with mortiser features a two-way tilting fence with positive stops at 45 and 90 degrees, a removable mortising attachment and a heavy-duty, four-knife cutterhead.
Paul Farley, a cable jointer for Western Power Distribution, said when he examined the scene he found a power socket in the small cupboard where the boiler was housed.
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Mr Dixon was working with live cables as a cable jointer for West Yorkshire-based electric engineering Freedom Group, which has a branch office in Newton Aycliffe, when he died.
Cable jointer Kelvin was featured in Friday''s paper after being electrocuted at work.
To smooth and shape the joint, use a brick jointer.
Pointing tools - these would include a couple of buckets, a pointing trowel, a brick jointer, a finger pointing trowel, a large soft brush, paint brushes, watering spray.